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Apple’s AR/VR Headset Will Dominate WWDC—Even Though It Won’t Be There

An attendee wears a HTC Vive virtual reality headset during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in 2017.

An attendee wears a HTC Vive virtual reality headset during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in 2017.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Apple is set to hold its WWDC event on Monday, ushering in iOS 16, iPadOS 16, tvOS 16, watchOS 9 and macOS 13. But a future Apple AR/VR headset will hover over the show—regardless of whether it’s there or not. Also: Apple pledges to improve schedules for retail workers. 

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